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Sep 1, 2006 08:59 PM

Any suggestions for a steak house in Manhattan

I am going to be staying in Manhattan Sep. 15 - Sep. 18 and am looking for a nice steak house for my husband and I to take my parents to. I don't mind spending money but I also don't want my flight to cost as much as my dinner. All suggestions are welcome!


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  1. Ah! The subject of endless discussion and argument. Welcome to the board. I'd suggest you start here

    and do further searches on any that sound appealing.

    1. The Strip House is outstanding but can be a little expensive but most of the real good steak houses are going to be a little pricy. There is a lot of posts on this board about steak houses so I would suggest you search the recent posts for more info

      1. I know this has been argued over and over, but I really suggest you consider a cab ride to Brooklyn for steak at Peter Luger's. Yes-expensive, but still a steak-experience that should not be missed. Very limited menu - mostly steak, but a real piece of New York history. If I'm not mistaken, they will not take reservations for small parties (under 5?), but get there on the early side and you should be able to get a table without too long a wait.

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        1. re: foodluvngal

          They will take reservations for any size, but will not seat you without a reservation.

        2. A trip to Peter Luger's is worth it on several levels, not least of which is the cab ride over the WIlliamsburg Bridge, and, if you're lucky, a lovely shot of lower Manhattan with the sun setting behind it.

          The service will make you smile or flinch, depending on your mood. But you will be happy with your steak, which may well turn out to be the best you've ever tasted.

          - Sean

          1. Gallagher's in midtown Manhattan gets my vote for the NYC steak extravaganza! No trip over a bridge or under a tunnel required...window shop prior. mmmmmmmmmmm try their house wine... It's decent too!

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            1. re: netmover

              All top level NY steakhouses have prices in the same vicinity. My favorites are Luger's, Strip House, BLT Steak. I used to put Sparks up there but i've had a few subpar experiences there in the last year.